CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, April 30 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Mimaropa region and its provincial office here will hold Labor Day Job and Business Fairs in Roxas town on May 1.
This year’s theme of nationwide celebration of Labor Day is “Matatag na Kabuhayan at Trabaho, Tungo sa Progresibong Pagbabago.”
DOLE-OrMin Provincial Officer Engr. Juliana Ortega said that as of April 21, 2017, four recruitment agencies offering overseas employment and eight employers for local employment had already confirmed their participation to the job fair.
Recruitment agencies include Phil Q Manpower Services, Inc. (needing Dental Lab Technicians, Medical lab. Technicians, Dental Specialist, Radiology Technician for Saudi Arabia, and waitress/waiter, general cleaner, supervisor, coordinator, secretary for Qatar); Maanyag International Manpower Corp (household service workers for Kuwait, Malaysia, Singapore, Jordan and Japan); 1st Northern International Placement, Inc (cashier and waiter for Bahrain) and A & W International Manpower Services Specialist (car Mechanic, painter, hairdresser, loading and unloading worker, aluminum technician for Saudi Arabia, factory worker for Taiwan, waitress/waiter for Qatar, and Storage Puppet Artists for UAE).
For local employment, employers confirmed to join the job fair are the following : EPSON ( production operators); Starlite Ferries (7-ticketing clerk and 7-port cashiers); Altavest General Services, Inc. (1000-production operators for EPZA Rosario, Cavite, company nurse, driver); Nippi Manpower (100-production operators and welders); Abednego (1-mold die operator, 2-mold maintenance operator, production checker); AMRC Holdings Co., Inc. (Mall Manager, Marketing Manager, Restaurant Supervisor, Accounting Assistant, Front Desk Officer, service Crew, maintenance, room attendant, veterinarian, etc.).; and Palawan Pawnshop (Branch cashiers) while other invited employers are still expected to confirm their attendance to the activity before the jobs fair.
The Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs) are advised to disseminate information through local radio stations advertisement, and distribution of leaflets/flyers in their respective area of jurisdictions.
Expanding the delivery of services to the constituents of Oriental Mindoro, simultaneous with the holding of the job fair, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) will also cater renewal of Professional Licenses and the Civil Service Commission will accept application for the Civil Service Examination for August 2017.
Workers’ associations with DOLE assisted livelihood projects in Roxas and in nearby municipalities are likewise invited to showcase and introduce their respective products during the jobs fair.
On May 1, as part of the job fair activity, DOLE-Mimaropa Regional Director Atty. Alvin M. Villamor will award the checks to the following under the livelihood program of the department: LGU-Gloria – P8M for the Establishment of Municipal Technical Vocational trainings/Assessment/ Service Center, under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) Program; Brgy Sta. Rita, Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro – P470,580 for the Establishment of Garment factory of Samahan ng Lingap Pamilyang Pinamalenyo; Brgy. Tambong, Gloria, Oriental Mindoro – P644,700 for the Establishment of Homecare Products Factory of Citizen’s Crime Watch (CCW) Mimaropa; and Brgy. Villa Cerveza, Victoria, Oriental Mindoro – P400,527 for the Organic Fertilizer Production “Vermi-Cast” of Kabuhayan Tungo Sa Magandang Kinabukasan.
The Job Fair is an employment facilitation strategy aimed to fast-track the meeting of jobseekers and employers/overseas recruitment agencies in one venue at a specific date to reduce cost, time and effort particularly on the part of the applicants. This is open to all unemployed, skilled and unskilled workers, fresh college graduates, graduates of training institutions, displaced workers and employees seeking advancement. During the Jobs Fair, applicants would choose vacancies suited to their qualifications and employers would interview and hire on the spot qualified workers. (JHO/LTC/PIA-Mimaropa/Calapan)